Sara Elizabeth Breitmeyer

Biography

Sara Breitmeyer is a chemist with the Water Mission Area in Boulder, CO.  She completed a B.A. degree in Chemistry, and M.S. degree in Environmental Science.  She supports the organic geochemistry project that specializes in the isolation and characterization of natural organic matter in surface water environments, and investigates interactions between natural organic matter and trace metal contaminants (e.g. mercury). The project includes both field campaigns and fundamental lab studies. She also supports many USGS projects by providing validation of instrumental analysis, metals redox determinations, data collection, and data management.

 

Education

2016       M.S., Environmental Science, University of Colorado Denver

2013       B.A., Chemistry, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

 

Professional Appointments

Chemist, Project Laboratories Branch, USGS, Boulder, CO (2017-current)

Chemist, National Research Program, USGS, Boulder, CO (2015-2017)

Water Quality Technician, Denver Water, Denver, CO (2014-2015)

Environmental Science Research Assistant,  University of Colorado Denver, CO (2014)  

Chemistry Program Assistant,  University of Colorado Colorado Springs, CO (2011-2013)